Ajuga reptans 'Blueberry Muffin' Bugleweed

$13.95
$13.95
Size

Description

Ajuga reptans 'Blueberry Muffin' has brilliant blueberry blue flowers on 8" spikes set above dense mats of deep green leaves. Its new growth emerges dark bronze. Ajuga 'Blueberry Muffin' blooms in late spring or early summer. A very vigorous variety, it is stronger and grows faster than Ajuga 'Chocolate Chip'.

The thicker leaves of Ajuga 'Blueberry Muffin' make it more botrytis resistant than others. Also known as Bugleweed, these semi-evergreen perennial plants are typically used as a ground cover.

Ajuga reptans 'Blueberry Muffin' prefers afternoon shade and will adapt to drought or very moist soil. Tolerant of clay soil. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Can be grown under black walnut trees.

Characteristics

  • Common Names: Bugleweed
  • Zones: 5-9
  • Light Requirements: Part Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Normal to Very moist
  • Height at Maturity: 8
  • Width at Maturity: 18
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: April-June
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Patent #: 22092

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Hummingbirds.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Clay Soil. Coastal Conditions. Juglone.
  • Other Features: Evergreen.

Care and Growing Tips

This groundcover may need a barrier if you wish to stop it from spreading into a nearby lawn. A flexible rake can be used to easily remove leaf litter and debris from patches of Ajuga.

Check out our blog for more gardening tips!

Shipping Info

Note: Our last day of shipping is Tuesday, 6/18. After that, all orders will be held until late August/early September.

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